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Finance & Tax Acuity Winter 2017-18

Finance & Tax Acuity Winter 2017-18

Our regular update on financial, investment and tax developments for investors, company directors and private clients. Click on the links below to download a pdf of the latest edition of Financial & Tax Acuity.

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Dental Acuity

Dental Acuity
Commercial and tax briefing for Dentists and Practice Managers

A series of short articles offering you practical guidance on managing your finances, taxes and the practice. Click on the links below to download the guide.

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Scottish Budget 2018-19

Scottish Budget 2018-19

n Derek Mackay MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution delivered his Scottish draft budget for 2018-19 in the Scottish Parliament on 14th December 2017.

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UK Autumn Budget 2017

UK Autumn Budget 2017

The Chancellor has announced a 'steady as you go' Autumn Budget.

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Cheetham & Co joins Martin Aitken & Co

Cheetham & Co joins Martin Aitken & Co

We are delighted to announce that Cheetham & Co Chartered Accountants has joined Martin Aitken & Co Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers with effect from 1 November 2017.

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Mark McRae appointed as new Director of Business Advisory and Accounting

Mark McRae appointed as new Director of Business Advisory and Accounting

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mark McRae as a Director of our Business Advisory and Accounting division.

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Funding growth & ambition in Scotland's Food & Drink sector

Funding growth & ambition in Scotland's Food & Drink sector

If you are looking to raise finance for your business in the next 12 months and are keen to find out more about the potential options available, and how to go about attracting investors, then this session is for you.

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Commercial Acuity

Commercial Acuity
Business, tax and finance matters for company directors and business owner-managers.Click on the icons and links below to read the articles in the latest edition.  

 

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'Off the Beatson Track': Beatson Cancer Charity

'Off the Beatson Track': Beatson Cancer Charity

Beatson Cancer Charity's (BCC) signature sponsored 6.5 mile walking event 'Off the Beatson Track' took place on 27th August 2017 and Martin Aitken & Co's budding team of walkers and west end explorers were delighted to take part again in this year's event.

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Selling the pharmacy or nearing retirement?

Selling the pharmacy or nearing retirement?

In his last article for the Scottish Pharmacist magazine, Mark Tenby, Audit & Accounts Director, examined the key considerations when buying a pharmacy >more. In the latest edition, August/September 2017, he takes a look at the other side, with a specific focus on the tax impacts on the seller.

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Scott Lawson appointed as new IFA by MAFS

Scott Lawson appointed as new IFA by MAFS

Martin Aitken Financial Services Limited (MAFS), the wholly owned subsidiary of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers Martin Aitken & Co Ltd., today announced the appointment of Scott Lawson as an Independent Financial Advisor to further strengthen its financial planning arm across Scotland.

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Big Smile: World Record Attempt

Big Smile: World Record Attempt

Hundreds of people participated in the Big Smile Big Band event, which took place at the SECC Glasgow last Friday, including University of Glasgow Dental School and other University staff, Dental alumni, school children and teachers from the Glasgow area, and of course, Martin Aitken & Co.

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International Tax Compliance

International Tax Compliance

International Tax Compliance (Client Notification) Regulations 2016

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Buying a pharmacy? What to consider

Buying a pharmacy? What to consider
Buying a pharmacy is exciting and potentially stressful. However, with careful planning, your advisers can lessen the negative impact of any aspect of the transaction.

In his regular column for Scottish Pharmacist, Mark Tenby outlines what you should consider before you make the decision to buy.

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Employment taxes: changes for the new tax year from 6 April 2017

Employment taxes: changes for the new tax year from 6 April 2017
Scottish Rate of Income Tax (SRIT).

From 6 April 2017, there will be a change to the basic rate tax band for Scottish taxpayers. The Scottish rate of tax is 20% and is charged on income above £11,500, up to a Scottish basic rate limit of £43,000. >Find out more about the SRIT  >Scottish Budget 2016 key announcements

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UK Spring Budget 2017

UK Spring Budget 2017

The Chancellor announced on 15 March that he would not be going ahead with his Budget proposal to increase the National Insurance Contribution rates for self-employed people.

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Charity Acuity Spring 2017

Charity Acuity Spring 2017
A round-up of the key accounting, finance and tax matters facing charity trustees, finance directors and financial managers.

Click on the links below to read the full articles and briefing notes. We do hope you find the information and forewarnings contained within this edition to be useful.

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Financial & Tax Acuity

Financial & Tax Acuity
There's still time to act before the end of this tax year on 5 April 2017. And while you're in planning mode, Ian Finch, MAFS provides his recommendations on what should be on your agenda for 2017-18 >Download Spring Edition

Finance, tax and investment matters for company directors, business owner-managers, private individuals and families.

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Martin Aitken & Co Ltd at The Gathering 2017

Martin Aitken & Co Ltd at The Gathering 2017

Charity Accounting & Finance: Hot Topics for 2017, 23rd February at 11.30am.

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Martin Aitken & Co to help Glasgow SMEs scale up

Martin Aitken & Co to help Glasgow SMEs scale up

Our business advisory team has been appointed to help Glasgow's SMEs scale up over the next three years as part of an innovative new scheme by Glasgow City Council (GCC).

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